Acts 13:18

18 for about forty years he endured their conduct[a] in the wilderness;

Acts 13:18 in Other Translations

18 And about the time of forty years suffered he their manners in the wilderness.
18 And for about forty years he put up with them in the wilderness.
18 He put up with them through forty years of wandering in the wilderness.
18 He took good care of them for nearly forty years in that godforsaken wilderness
18 And for about 40 years He put up with them in the desert;

Acts 13:18 In-Context

16 Standing up, Paul motioned with his hand and said: “Fellow Israelites and you Gentiles who worship God, listen to me!
17 The God of the people of Israel chose our ancestors; he made the people prosper during their stay in Egypt; with mighty power he led them out of that country;
18 for about forty years he endured their conduct in the wilderness;
19 and he overthrew seven nations in Canaan, giving their land to his people as their inheritance.
20 All this took about 450 years. “After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Deuteronomy 1:31
  • 2. Numbers 14:33; Psalms 95:10; Acts 7:36

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Some manuscripts "he cared for them"
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